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New student orientation is designed to guide and inform new students about the resources and departments available on campus. All new students to college or transfer students with less than 12 college credit hours must attend New Student Orientation prior to placement testing and course enrollment.  

 You can expect to: 

  • Complete your enrollment; please be sure to finish your Financial Aid application prior to orientation
  • Learn about academic requirements needed to graduate
  • Learn about the many student services that are available to help you succeed
  • Discuss education and career goals and how the academic plan you choose must align with them
  • Learn about student clubs, groups and organizations
  • Meet other new students and make new friends

 You will receive:

  • New Student Packet
  • New Student Orientation Manual
  • Campus Tour
  • Orientation Completion Permit (the individualized permit required at time of testing and registration)

To register for an upcoming orientation click the "Register" button below.

NOTE:  New student orientation is required before any new student can take the placement test.



  • ​Visit the New Student Center, Room 1502
  • Be admitted to Malcolm X College
  • Have been issued a student ID number (you will need to show your State identification or driver license to complete this process)
  • Have a valid phone number or email address.  NOTE:  CCC provides a free student email address to all students



​New Student Orientation sessions are provided daily in an effort to accommodate potential students’ schedules.  Fall and Summer sessions are hosted between March and September.  Spring sessions are hosted between October and February.  Orientation session are scheduled for two hours 2 hours; including welcome, presentation and college tour. 


​New students and transfer students with fewer than 12 college credit hours.

Contact Information

(312) 850-7007
(312) 850-7008
1900 West Jackson Avenue
Room 1407
Chicago, IL 60612
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